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    1. May 18, 2016

      The Sun’s ‘Queen Backs Brexit’ headline rebuked by regulator

      The Sun has been rebuked by the biggest UK press regulator over the headline of the tabloid’s front-page story in March...

    2. David Allen Green

      April 29, 2016

      Press regulation: why 'section 40' on litigation costs should not be implemented

      During the recent controversy about John Whittingdale, his private life and his relationship with the press, one...

    1. April 13, 2016

      Downing Street backs Whittingdale over press regulation

      Downing Street has expressed full confidence in John Whittingdale, rejecting calls from Labour for the culture...

    2. April 8, 2016

      We urge Cameron to stand by his promises on press regulation

      Sir, We write as senior academics in journalism, law, media and politics to draw attention to the prime minister’s...

    3. March 15, 2016

      A reform that threatens the BBC’s independence

      Politicians of all parties routinely pay lip service to the idea of the BBC’s independence. At the same time, they are...

    4. January 22, 2016

      Mosley trust fund to finance independent press regulator

      Max Mosley has emerged as the financial backer of the first press regulator that is independent of newspaper groups and...

    5. September 10, 2015

      One year on, UK press regulator criticised for lack of bite

      When a new UK press regulator emerged last September from the tumult of the phone-hacking affair, its chairman promised...

    6. May 11, 2015

      John Whittingdale appointed as culture secretary

      David Cameron has appointed John Whittingdale as culture secretary — bringing an influential eurosceptic into the...

    7. May 6, 2015

      General election: ‘The British press at its partisan worst’

      In October 2013, Labour leader Ed Miliband warned the Labour party faced “a big fight” with Fleet Street. It appears he...

    8. January 20, 2015

      UK editors seek reform of police access to journalists’ records

      Editors of all the UK’s national newspapers have written to David Cameron calling for surveillance laws to be reformed...

    9. October 20, 2014

      Clegg seeks to protect public interest journalism from prosecution

      Journalists would benefit from defences to be added to various statutes to cover activities deemed to be part of...

    10. September 29, 2014

      Sex sting on Tory MP poses first test for press regulator

      It was a classic newspaper sting – and it poses the first major test for the new press regulator. The Sunday Mirror’s...

    11. September 8, 2014

      Time to grow up, Ipso regulator tells newspapers

      Britain’s new press regulator has criticised journalists for being excessively “thin-skinned”, and called for an end to...

    12. September 5, 2014

      FT appoints Greg Callus as editorial complaints commissioner

      The Financial Times has appointed a barrister, Greg Callus, as editorial complaints commissioner following its decision...

    13. June 25, 2014

      Hacking trial: Blair offered support to Brooks but not Dowlers

      The parents of Milly Dowler believe Tony Blair should apologise for offering his support to Rebekah Brooks over phone...

    14. June 24, 2014

      Press and politicians still miles apart on UK regulation

      There have been two main ramifications of the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World. The first was settled on...

    15. April 17, 2014

      Letter from the Editor

      The Financial Times stands for an independent press, free of economic and political interference. We therefore support...

    16. December 26, 2013

      Cameron warns UK press of risks in shunning new regulator

      David Cameron has warned Britain’s press owners and editors that they will be making a historic mistake if they refuse...

    17. November 3, 2013

      Miller says newspaper publishers ‘free to decide’ on royal charter

      Maria Miller, the culture secretary, has said newspaper publishers will be free to decide whether to sign up to the...

    18. October 30, 2013

      Queen adds royal consent to press regulation charter

      The Queen approved a royal charter on Wednesday to regulate the press, after the newspaper industry failed in a...

    19. October 27, 2013

      Maria Miller sides with newspapers on press regulation

      Maria Miller has sided with the newspaper industry’s decision to put together a system of independent self-regulation...

    20. October 18, 2013

      A flawed blueprint for press regulation

      The debate about press regulation in Britain has reached a cacophonous climax. After a public inquiry costing several...

    21. October 11, 2013

      Media groups resist signing up to press regulation

      Leading media companies were on Friday night resisting signing up to an amended regulatory framework for the press, as...

    22. October 11, 2013

      Parties reach deal on press regulation

      The three main political parties on Friday announced they had reached a deal on press regulation as they put down a...

    23. October 10, 2013

      Leveson concerned over press watchdog delays

      Lord Justice Leveson on Thursday expressed concern at the slow pace of negotiations to set up a new press watchdog as...

    24. October 8, 2013

      UK press regulation decision delayed in attempt to reach accord

      Maria Miller is to spend the next three days trying to sign up Labour and the Liberal Democrats to a revised regulatory...

    25. July 17, 2013

      The right answer to press regulation

      When Sir Brian Leveson delivered his report into the British press last November, he was clear about the regulatory...

    26. March 19, 2013

      Backlash over proposed press law intensifies

      A backlash against the UK’s new system of press regulation intensified on Tuesday as media groups debated whether to...

    27. March 18, 2013

      MPs vie to claim press regulation win

      Britain’s politicians on Monday vied with each other to declare victory after 20 months of public hearings, debate and...

    28. March 18, 2013

      Turning the page

      Barely two years ago, it was confirmed that members of the British press had routinely hacked into private phone...

    29. March 18, 2013

      Parties reach deal on UK press regulation

      Britain’s newspapers faced a new era of press regulation on Monday, after political leaders struck an outline...

    30. March 18, 2013

      PM stays firm on press reform

      The UK prime minister last night sided with Conservative press barons in the battle over regulation, in spite of the...

    31. March 17, 2013

      Royal Charter must guide, not dictate

      The debate over the future of press regulation in Britain has reached an inglorious climax. As MPs and peers prepare to...

    32. March 17, 2013

      Tories eye cross-party deal on Leveson

      David Cameron was seeking a face-saving deal over press regulation amid signs that he faces defeat when MPs vote on...

    33. March 14, 2013

      Cameron calls vote on press regulation

      David Cameron set the stage on Thursday for a bruising showdown on press regulation as the prime minister abruptly quit...

    34. March 13, 2013

      Leveson reforms hit legal snag

      David Cameron’s attempts to secure cross-party agreement on the Leveson press reforms hit an impasse on Wednesday after...

    35. March 11, 2013

      Progress on press regulation elusive

      Talks between the three main party leaders on the Leveson proposals for press regulation are at risk of collapsing,...

    36. March 11, 2013

      Time for sensible press compromise

      The debate over how best to regulate Britain’s press has been conducted in a climate of mutual suspicion ever since...

    37. February 12, 2013

      UK press laws

      When Sir Brian Leveson published his report into the British press last November, he was clear about the regime that he...

    38. February 12, 2013

      Tory press watchdog plan draws criticism

      The Conservatives unveiled their long-awaited blueprint for regulation of the press on Tuesday as they sought to garner...

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